不能

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
のう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

不能 (-na inflection, hiragana ふのう, romaji funō)

  1. incompetent
  2. incapable, inefficient
  3. impossible

Synonyms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

不能 (hiragana ふのう, romaji funō)

  1. incompetence
  2. incapability, inefficiency
  3. impossibility

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bùnéng
Zhuyin ㄅㄨˋ ㄋㄥˊ
IPA (key) /pu⁵¹ nɤŋ³⁵/

Verb[edit]

不能 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bùnéng)

  1. can not; must not; should not
  2. to fail to do

See also[edit]